Submarine cable fault affects PTCL broadband users

PakistanTribune — Broadband services of Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) – which serves 80 per cent of the broadband users in Pakistan – are affected as there is a major breakdown in the India-Middle East-Western Europe (IMEWE) submarine cable, which has impacted the whole region of South Asia.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/1019239/browsing-issues-submarine-cable-fault-affects-ptcl-broadband-users/

Fault in submarine cable impacts internet services in Pakistan

PakistanPakistan Herald — “The International submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 4 has experienced a fault in the Arabian Sea, impacting internet services in the region including Pakistan,” PTCL said in a statement today. The fault impacted browsing speeds for users across most major Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the country, while causing problems for other countries in the region as well. “Restoration work has been initiated by the international consortium that manages the submarine cable systems,” said the PTCL statement.

http://www.pakistanherald.com/news/6490/26-june-2015/fault-in-submarine-cable-impacts-internet-services-in-pakistan